Category: Film Score

evan handyside

Slow Dance – Evan Handyside (Americana, ambient guitar) + TAB

“The wonderful thing about the creative process is that it connects you with an energy drive beyond the world. It allows you to go beyond time and space. This creative step is a place of enlightenment, of maximum energy where all notion of space and […]

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wind river

Wind River: theme for guitar (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis) + TAB

Wind River and the destiny of Taylor Sheridan Wind River is a modern western (disguised as a crime thriller) written and directed by Taylor Sheridan. His “thematic trilogy” of films (Sicario, Hell or High Water, and Wind River) explore the modern American West as a […]

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Variation 15

Dunkirk: Variation 15 for guitar + TAB

Variation 15 (Dunkirk) Although Hans Zimmer is the principal composer of the Dunkirk Score, the soft ambient/melodic tracks are from composer Benjamin Wallfisch, and classical composer Sir Edward Elgar 1857-1934. The music of Dunkirk is a reimagined piece from Sir Edward Elgar entitled, Nimrod – […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes

War for the Planet of the Apes: theme for guitar (Apes Together Strong) + TAB

War for the Planet of the Apes These movies are unbelievably good. Specifically the second installment, Dawn. [That movie was a perfect parable for the origin of political conflict — zealots on either side ruining peace for the whole.] Here’s my guitar arrangement of the Dawn […]

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a ghost story

A Ghost Story: Little Notes – fingerstyle guitar + TAB

A Ghost Story If you haven’t heard the buzz over David Lowery’s A Ghost Story, the film features oscar winner Casey Affleck under a sheet for the majority of the run time. Though I haven’t seen the film yet, I’m excited about (director) David Lowery’s highly […]

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evan handyside

Awaken – Evan Handyside (ambient, contemporary guitar) + TAB

Awaken With Awaken, I just kept it simple, and followed the melody in my head. The reason for the title, is that I was taking an afternoon nap with my 2 year-old son, and literally dreamed the melody. I awoke, and ran to my office […]

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rupert gregson-willliams

Wonder Woman: Trafalgar Celebration for guitar (Rupert Gregson-Williams) + TAB

Trafalgar Celebration I’m a big fan of composer, Rupert Gregson-Williams. He tends to write long passages of music — without many repeats. He scored Hacksaw Ridge (a phenomenal movie) where I’ve also created a guitar arrangement. His brother, Harry Gregson-Williams has created the incredible scores […]

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One Hand Raised – Evan Handyside (ambient, post-rock guitar) + TAB

One Hand Raised I’m still in the swing (pardon the pun) of creating sports theme pieces. I have a couple of potential film projects in the works. I can’t really say more than that because, in all honesty, I haven’t formerly gotten either gig yet. […]

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Twin Peaks Theme: for classical guitar + TAB

Twin Peaks [Wikipedia, edited] Originally aired in 1990, Twin Peaks is a crime drama mixed with healthy doses of the surreal, this series is about FBI Agent Dale Cooper, who travels to the small logging town of Twin Peaks to solve the murder of seemingly […]

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alien: covenant

Alien Covenant Theme for guitar (Jed Kurzel) + TAB

Alien: Covenant [no spoilers, Geeks only] I’m a huge Prometheus fan. Love the Super-being/Engineer concept. I’m very happy that Ridley Scott didn’t give in to the online chatter and kept with the evolution of Prometheus for Alien: Covenant. Prometheus was ultimately a very successful movie, […]

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evan handyside

Victory: (ambient, driving acoustic guitar) by Evan Handyside + TAB

V I C T O R Y Victory continues a writing experiment that began with my song On Hallowed Ground: sports themed music in the vein of Friday Night Lights and Moneyball. My music, of course, sounds nothing like these film scores, but I used […]

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gustavo santaolalla

Gustavo Santaolalla: Things We Lost in the Fire (guitar theme #2) + TAB

Things We Lost in the Fire This is the second musical theme from, Things We Lost in the Fire: a (2007) drama starring Halle Berry and Benicio Del Toro. The story follows (Berry) a recent widow and her husband’s drug addicted best friend (Del Toro). […]

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